By Ivan Mwine
The final send-off programme for fallen veteran Capital FM presenter DJ Alex Ndawula has finally been out.
According to close family members and sources at Capital FM, the programme for Ndawula’s burial shall be as follows;
Friday 8th July: Public viewing and memorial service hosted by Capital FM at their Gardens at Plot 1A Kisementi, starting at 2pm.
Saturday 9th July: Funeral service at Rubaga Cathedral starting at 2.00pm
Sunday 10th July: Alex will be laid to rest at Kyamaganda Village in Lwengo District. Mass starts at 12 noon and the burial will take place at 2pm. Location/Google maps link shall be shared in due course.
Ndawula who graced the airwaves of private FM stations in Uganda starting with Sanyu FM before moving to Capital FM, which swept in by the early 90s liberalization, died Monday June 6th evening at Nsambya hospital in Kampala at the age of 59.
The celebrated disc jockey and radio personality was born in New York, USA, in 1963 and relocated to Uganda when he was eight years old, after his father passed.
He later joined St. Mary’s College Kisubi but one year later went to Nairobi, after which he joined Namasagali College for his high school and finally Nakawa Technical Institute where he studied Marketing.
By the time he resigned his job at Capital FM in 2017 he had served the station for a whooping 20 years although he had been in the radio business longer than that.